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A way to uninstall Dropbox from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to remove Dropbox for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Dropbox, Inc.. Check out here for more information on Dropbox, Inc.. You can read more about related to Dropbox at . The application is often found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin directory (same installation drive as Windows). The entire uninstall command line for Dropbox is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe. Dropbox.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 3.40 MB (3567936 bytes) on disk.

Dropbox contains of the executables below. They occupy 3.68 MB (3859312 bytes) on disk.




  • Dropbox.exe (3.40 MB)
  • DropboxUninstaller.exe (165.57 KB)
  • QtWebEngineProcess.exe (26.82 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (49.83 KB)
  • dbxsvc.exe (42.33 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 44.3.52 of Dropbox. You can find here a few links to other Dropbox releases:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Dropbox:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Dropbox
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_bz2.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_cffi_backend.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_ctypes.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_decimal.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_elementtree.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_multiprocessing.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_win32sysloader.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\_yappi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Assets\150x150Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Assets\70x70Logo.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\bz2.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\concrt140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cpuid.compiled._cpuid.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\crashpad.compiled._Crashpad.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._constant_time.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._openssl.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\cryptography.hazmat.bindings._padding.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\D3DCompiler_47.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_amd64\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx.inf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-canary.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-dev.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbx-stable.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dbxsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\driver_x86\dropbox.cat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox.infinite.win.compiled._driverinstallation_wow64.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\Dropbox.VisualElementsManifest.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_bootstrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_bootstrap_py3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_crashpad.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_sqlite_ext.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\dropbox_watchdog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxExt64.19.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxOfficeAddIn64.12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\DropboxUninstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\enterprise_data.compiled._enterprise_data.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\EnterpriseDataAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\fastpath.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\faulthandler.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudt56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icudtl.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuin56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\icuuc56.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\libEGL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\libGLESv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\librsyncffi.compiled._librsyncffi.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\mmapfile.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcp120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcp140.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\msvcr120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\opengl32sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qgif.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\imageformats\qjpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\plugins\platforms\qwindows.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\psutil._psutil_windows.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\pyexpat.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtCore.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtGui.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtNetwork.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtPrintSupport.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQml.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtQuick.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebChannel.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngine.cp35-win32.pyd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dropbox\Client\PyQt5.QtWebEngine.pyd

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.AutoplayEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OfficeAddIn
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Dropbox.OneClickProcessLauncherMachine
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\480CB21D6D79A834AAC7952606D8710A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dropbox
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Dropbox

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\480CB21D6D79A834AAC7952606D8710A\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5A812990327ACD34D85B163756A6E149\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdate\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\dbupdatem\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\DbxSvc\Description


A way to remove Dropbox from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Dropbox is a program offered by Dropbox, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this can be hard because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to remove Dropbox is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Dropbox or simply click the Search feature and type in "Dropbox". The Dropbox application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Dropbox in the list of apps, some information about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Dropbox, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Dropbox:





  • The software company is: https://www.dropbox.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\DropboxUninstaller.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Dropbox.
Uninstall Dropbox


8. After uninstalling Dropbox, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Dropbox which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Dropbox using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Dropbox by Dropbox, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Dropbox supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-02-09 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-08 23:13:13.857